[ROVERNET - UK] Hubcaps and rivets
geffandjulie at comcast.net
Thu May 3 20:42:56 BST 2007
I drilled out the old, and riveted in the new door rubber with standard
rivets. The rubber has held well in position for 4+ years now.
----- Original Message -----
From: "James Dean" <jaguru at bellsouth.net>
To: <lacpsyd at earthlink.net>; <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2007 7:42 AM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Hubcaps and rivets
> The original factory 3500S moulding clips are a unique plastic item
> that has a plastic tapered pin you drive in to hold them . Nothing else
> really works or is the same . Contact me directly; I may have another set
> of NOS originals; I sold some to Albert.I think a 1/8 inch bit will drill
> them out, without enlarging the hole,as it may be slightly larger . You
> may call me tollfree 1 877 524 7278, or dial 1954JAGUARS. email is
> jaguru at bellsouth.net . I will put these on my eBay store, Old English
> Motor Company, with photos when I find them.
> I always use hammerite, or actually hammered finish black, by
> Rustoeleum, which I buy from Home Depot. not original, but always looks
> better.It is useful on many things, as its' texture hides flaws, and it
> remains semi-glossy for a long time. I use silver hammered, on silver
> items, same reason. James Dean, Ft. Lauderdale
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lance La Certe" <lacpsyd at earthlink.net>
> To: "Rovernet" <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
> Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2007 5:26 AM
> Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Hubcaps and rivets
>>I would appreciate any feedback on two issues.
>> 1) Can someone tell me if the original black paint on those 'beautiful'
>> Federal 3500S hubcaps is gloss black, semi-gloss, satin, or flat?
>> 2) I'm having a hell of a time with the rivets holding the metal strips
>> which the rubber weather stripping is affixed on the door and body
>> I need to know the correct size drill bit to drill them out and the
>> size replacement rivets. Any tips on this job (I have new rubber from
>> Scott's) would be much appreciated
>> Thanks in advance
>> Lance La Certe, '70 3500S
>> lacpsyd at earthlink.net
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